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Tmall cat mascot in Times Square.

Technology

Alibaba’s Tmall, Suntchi Link for New York Fashion Week Initiative

The companies are fostering efforts to bring more Chinese brands to the U.S. and vice versa.

clock September 13, 2017Evan Clark

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Legal

Battle Against Counterfeiting Moves In-House

Kering’s decision to join forces with Alibaba Group in the fight against fakes could be part of a trend, experts say.

clock August 3, 2017Joelle Diderich

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Financial

As Stitch Fix Soars, What’s Next?

The hip subscription box company could be looking at both an IPO and a buyout.

clock July 31, 2017Evan Clark

Workers stand near the company logo at the Alibaba Group headquarters in Hangzhou, China.

Technology

Alibaba Enters Voice Assistant Market With Tmall ‘Genie’ Speaker

The marketplace is up against the likes of Amazon and Google, but has plenty of room to succeed.

clock July 5, 2017Kali Hays

Jack Ma Alibaba Gateway Conference

Technology

Jack Ma Says There’s No Point in Fighting Globalization

The Alibaba founder is waving the flag of globalization in the face of opposing political movements in the U.S. and the U.K.

clock June 21, 2017Kali Hays

Alibaba founder and chairman, Jack Ma, at the company's Gateway conference in Detroit.

Business Features

Jack Ma Talks Amazon, Artificial Intelligence, Counterfeits in Detroit

The Alibaba chairman opened up to Charlie Rose in Detroit.

clock June 21, 2017Tiffany Ap

Jack MaWorld Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland - 18 Jan 2017China's Jack Ma, Founder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group speaks during a panel session during the 47th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, 18 January 2017. The meeting brings together enterpreneurs, scientists, chief executive and political leaders in Davos January 17 to 20.

Retail

Alibaba’s Tmall Makes Global Move

The e-commerce giant is courting Chinese shoppers abroad with Tmall World.

clock June 12, 2017Evan Clark

Jack Ma is pushing Alibaba to keep changing for the future.

Retail

Jack Ma: Alibaba Will Serve 2 Billion Consumers by 2036

The Chinese tech firm is aiming to create 100 million jobs globally and support 10 million businesses on its platform.

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Business Features

Report Claims Adopting Global Goals Could Help Unlock $5 Trillion in Market Opportunities in Asia

Unilever ceo Paul Polman said as the global influence shifts east and south, 40 percent of a $12 trillion prize is at stake.

clock June 5, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Queen Elizabeth II departs the National Army Museum in Chelsea, London, Britain, 16 March 2017. Queen Elizabeth II has given Royal Assent to the Brexit bill 17 March, paving the way for Prime Minister Theresa May to trigger Article 50.Queen expected has given Royal Assent to the Brexit bill, London, United Kingdom - 16 Mar 2017

Fashion Scoops

London Sunday Times Publishes Rich List, With Brexit a Big Wealth Factor

Samuel, Donald Newhouse are reported to have a joint fortune of $27.06 billion.

clock May 7, 2017Samantha Conti

Alibaba founder Jack Ma takes part in a game during a gala on Nov. 10.

Retail

Singles Day Sets Records Even as Growth Rate Slows

Alibaba saw revenues from Singles Day leap 32 percent in local currency terms, which compares with a 60 percent increase in 2015.

clock November 11, 2016Lara Farrar

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Financial

Jack Ma Predicts Harder Road, but More Growth for Alibaba

Jack Ma, executive chairman of Alibaba, said the changes brought by technology are just beginning.

clock October 14, 2016Evan Clark and Tiffany Ap

A Manhattan federal judge threw out two RICO charges in Kering's counterfeit case against Jack Ma's Alibaba.

Retail

UNCTAD Names Alibaba’s Jack Ma Special Adviser

His role will be to champion initiatives to help make it easier for young entrepreneurs, and small businesses, to participate in global trade.

clock September 21, 2016John Zarocostas

Martha Stewart

Retail

Martha Stewart Has Sights Set on China Via Alibaba

The lifestyle doyenne revealed that she wants to get started ‘asap.’

clock September 20, 2016Casey Hall

A Manhattan federal judge threw out two RICO charges in Kering's counterfeit case against Jack Ma's Alibaba.

Legal

Alibaba Scores Partial Victory in Kering Counterfeit Legal Battle

A Manhattan federal judge threw out Kering’s RICO claims against the e-commerce giant, but the broader fakes case presses on.

clock August 5, 2016Evan Clark

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